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    Ethiopia: Universities urged to produce ethical graduates and avoid corruption

    Ethiopia

    - Addis Standard

    The second university ethics and good governance movement summit has kicked off yesterday in Jimma University. Federal ethics and anti-corruption commission Head said universities should pay equal attention to producing ethical graduates as much as training competent ones. The Head added major construction projects at universities, bids on purchases, student canteen services, etc. should be based on accountability and transparency.

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    End of term examination: When ghost students perform better

    Cameroon

    Yaboa Ndula Muntech - Allafrica

    Most secondary school authorities handed over the first term report cards to their students with various remarks. Those who attended classes regularly and worked hard during the term had good averages while others who played games and occupied drinking spots during school hours brought home fake report cards to impress their parents. The "ghost" students were last Friday seen in cyber cafés scanning and modifying their reports cards.

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    Corruption's effects on education in Pakistan

    Pakistan

    Ahmed Ashfaque - Transparency International

    The recent Pakistani Nobel Peace Prize should remind people that there are more children out of school in Pakistan (5.5 million) than any country in the world except Nigeria. But because of corruption, merely investing in the Pakistani education system is not sufficient; rigorous monitoring and the creation of an accountable system are needed to make the system fairer and functional.

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    An Online portal to report corruption cases launched in Tirana

    Albania

    - UNDP

    A National Forum on the fight against corruption was organized in Tirana today bringing together cabinet ministers, international organizations, civil servants, civil society and media.The Government of Albania considers transparency and accountability, the cornerstone of the fight against corruption and it is committed to put its fight within the context of modernizing public services delivery.

  • IIEP contributes to G20 debates on corruption

    News

    The fight against corruption was featured high on the G20 agenda in Brisbane (15-16 November 2014). “High-level principles on corruption and growth” were discussed by the Anti-Corruption Working Group, which was established in 2010 “in recognition of the significant impact of corruption on economic growth, trade and development”.

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    The fight against corruption in the education sector of the DRC

    Congo DR

    Augustin Tumba Nzuji - FENECO/UNTC

    The participants reflected on accountability and transparency of management and financing of the teaching system in DRC, and elaborated implementation strategies for the various stakeholders. .../... Several themes were discussed of which the integrated strategy of the fight against corruption in the education sector and the financing of education by the State at the local level, teachers' salaries, etc.

  • Nepotism at schools in Armenia: a cultural perspective

    This paper discusses the issue of favorable treatment of fellow teachers' children at Armenian schools. It demonstrates that this behavior is a part of schools' institutional culture, and is being accepted as a normative behavior. The paper attempts...

    Avetisyan, Meri, Khachatryan, Varsenik

    Cambridge (Mass.), Harvard University - Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics, 2014

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    Role of universities in the fight against corruption

    Marcus Tannenberg - University World news

    Last September, a declaration aimed at mainstreaming ethics and anti-corruption in higher education was endorsed by the 68 member universities of the Compostela Group of Universities and subsequently also by the World University Consortium and the World Academy of Art and Science, a global network of 700+ university

  • Transparency and fight against corruption in education in DRC

    News

    IIEP led a workshop in Kisantu (Bas-Congo), from 12 to 14 November 2014 on “Transparency and accountability in the education sector of the Democratic Republic of Congo” (DRC).

  • Newspaper

    The mastermind behind the University essay writing machine

    Australia

    Amy McNeilage and Lisa Visentin - Sydney Morning Herald

    At the helm of the company embroiled in a large-scale academic cheating scandal is a Chinese-born businesswoman. The enterprising 30-year-old has used her accounting degree to build a lucrative ghostwriting service, called MyMaster. This pitch has seen the MyMaster company turn over at least $160,000 during 2014 and return more than 900 fraudulent assignments to students prepared to hand over up to $1,000 for the work.

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